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Josiah Henson: Founder of the Black community settlement of Dawn in Ontario, Canada

Josiah Henson, was a spiritual leader, author and founder of the Black community settlement at Dawn in Ontario, Canada. He is widely believed to be the model for "Uncle Tom" in Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Unc...
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William A. Hinton: The first African American to author a medical textbook

William Augustus Hinton was the first Black professor at Harvard Medical School and the first African American to publish an academic textbook. As a bacteriologist, pathologist and educator, he was a pioneer in...